Episodes: 62 (half-hour)
TV show dates: October 3, 1964 – September 2, 1967
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Don Adams, Sandy Becker, Bradley Bolke, Wally Cox, Kenny Delmar, George S. Irving, Norma MacMillan, Mort Marshall, George Raft, Delo States, Ben Stone, Larry Storch, and Allen Swift.
TV show description:
In this animated series, humble and lovable Shoeshine Boy, is in truth the superhero Underdog (Wally Cox). When villains threatened, Shoeshine ducked into a telephone booth where he transformed into the caped and clumsy costumed hero.
As part of their nefarious plans, the villains almost always managed to menace Underdog’s crush, canine TV reporter Sweet Polly Purebred (Norma MacMillan). Each episode was broken up into segments and also featured Tennessee Tuxedo and his Tales, Go-Go Gophers, Klondike Kat, Commander McBragg, and the Hunter. Read more…